Jul 20, 2018
In this episode, we discuss...
Paul's introduction to the nuclear industry as a project finance attorney for Bechtel.
The definition and history of nuclear project financing.
The ability and benefits of a state wanting to purchase a power plant v. a municipality.
Issues associated with financial modeling.
Innovative financing and financing from a lender's perspective.
The benefits of regulation and deregulation of the market.
Why competition in the market isn't always good.
The disadvantages of using renewables both in construction and application.
The economic impact of global warming and why messaging matters.
Double standards that exist in the oil and nuclear industry.
Why the US government and nuclear corporations need to come together and provide one voice.
Bilateral relationships and the geopolitical nuances of the nuclear industry.